The St Vincent's Hospital Heart Lung Transplant Unit has carried out the world's first distant procurement of hearts donated after circulatory death (DCD). The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and St Vincent's Hospital jointly developed a special preservation...
Please see link below for the latest newsletter from the ANZSCTS database program. ANZSCTS Database Newsletter Issue 1
ANZSCTS has adopted the 2014 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization. A position statement published in Heart, Lung & Circulation on why the CSANZ guidelines were rejected by the society is available here.
ANZSCTS has introduced guidelines for the safe introduction of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. The guidelines are available here.
Visit the new NBA website to see the progress update to the Patient Blood Management Guidelines, and other NBA initiatives like the best practice Case Studies, Blood Management Inventory Guidelines, or join a Blood Chat forum to engage in transfusion...
ANZSCTS has introduced guidelines for the establishment of an adult cardiac surgery unit. The guidelines are available here.
The Spring 2014 Newsletter is now available for download here.